Laurel M. Millette

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Concord, Massachusetts

Transitions Law LLC
Laurel M. Millette
Transitions Law LLC

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Massachusetts since: 2003

Education: Boston College Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018, 2023 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2016

Transitions Law LLC

33 Bradford St
Concord, MA 01742 Visit website

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Laurel M. Millette is a seasoned estate planning attorney at Transitions Law, LLC, in Concord, Massachusetts. Assisting clients from the Boston Metro Area and throughout the Commonwealth with their legal matters, she has been operating a solo practice since 2008. She brings with her a wealth of experience from her previous roles, having been a partner and shareholder at prominent Boston-based law firms.

Ms. Millette is recognized for her extensive proficiency in estate planning and administration, often sharing her knowledge as a lecturer for the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Her outstanding legal work has not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by her recognition as an Excellence in the Law honoree by the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in 2013 and her distinction as a "Top Attorney" in Boston Magazine in 2022 for estate planning. 

Actively involved in philanthropic endeavors, Ms. Millette is a member of The Boston Foundation's Professional Advisors Committee and was a part of the organization's Professional Advisors Network. Her leadership roles have included co-chairing the Women’s Bar Association's Central Massachusetts Committee and helping to establish the Council of Visitors for Mount Auburn Cemetery. She also brings her service-minded approach to advisory boards of organizations like The General of The Salvation Army and Friendly House, Inc.

Ms. Millette's educational background is as impressive as her professional and philanthropic work. She earned her Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School after completing her undergraduate studies in philosophy, politics and economics at Pomona College. Her pre-law career included a stint in PwC's Audit and Assurance Division and participation in an advanced accounting program at The University of Texas at Austin. 

The dedication that Ms. Millette shows toward her community is apparent in her active roles on various legal panels and committees, including the Boston Estate Planning Council and the Boston Bar Association. Additionally, she has contributed to the nonprofit sector, serving on committees for the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation and holding a longstanding corporator role at Emerson Hospital in Concord.

Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 100% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 2003, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://transitions.law/bio/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Lecturer - Boston Bar Association (2013), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (2007), Mass Justice Project (2007-2008), Women's Bar Association (2007-present), Women's Bar Foundation (2008-present), Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery (2008-present). Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council (2011).
Educational Background:
  • Pomona College - B.A. in Philosophy, Politics & Economics, 1998
Honors/Awards:
  • One of the 2013 honorees of the "Up and Coming Lawyer" awards given by MassLawyersWeekly at their annual Excellence in the Law Event., MassLawyersWeekly, 2013
  • Named a "Top Attorney" in the area of estate planning in Boston Magazine, 2022
  • Super Lawyers Top Women In Law every year from 2009-2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • St. Boniface Haiti Foundation - Member of the Development Committee and the Gala Committee from 2016-2019, 2019
  • Volunteer, Friends of Mt. Auburn
  • Volunteer, The Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council
  • Emerson Hospital - Corporator 2011 - present - previously served as Chair of the Involvement Committee and on the Executive Committee, 2021
  • Attorney Trainer - Women's Bar Foundation Elder Law Project
  • Member - Corporator Involvement Committee - Emerson Hospital, 2012
  • Appointed Chair of the Emerson Hospital Corporator Involvement Committee., 2014
  • Attorney Trainer - Massachusetts Justice Project, 2008
  • Member - Emerson Hospital Planned Giving Committee, 2012
  • Appointed to the Boston Foundation's Professional Advisors Network., 2013
  • Elected to serve as a Corporator for Emerson Hospital., 2011
  • Member - Advisory Council for Mount Auburn Cemetery, 2011
  • Appointed to the Corporator Executive Committee for Emerson Hospital., 2014
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education - Serve/served on volunteer faculty since 2015, 2021
  • Boston Estate Planning Council - Panelist/Member, 2020
  • The Boston Foundation - Professional Advisors Committee - 2020-2023, 2021

Office location for Laurel M. Millette

33 Bradford St
Concord, MA 01742

Phone: 781-819-2645

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018, 2023 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2016

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